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Is ‘Twilight’ influencing our environmental imagination?

Wonder what’s shaping our warped relationship with the natural world? Look no further than popular literature, says ecocritic George Handley.

The Change in Maine: The Pine Tree State Leads the Way on Solitary Confinement Reform

The world will get a glimpse this week into how the United States treats those we lock in solitary confinement, when the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights hears ACLU testimonies on how our treatment of vulnerable prisoners violates international human rights norms. Show More Summary

Are humans really the planet’s top dogs? Geologists will make the final call

Meet the scientists who have been charged with deciding whether humans have been so harmful to the Earth that we've kicked off a new geologic age.

Why is Planned Parenthood Running From the “Pro-Choice” Label?

We’re super excited about this episode, because we think it’s the best roundtable discussion we’ve recorded in a long time. Megan Almon from Life Training Institute joins us to discuss the recent Planned Parenthood ad that distances itself from the labels “pro-life” and “pro-choice.” While pro-life bloggers discussed the ad when it came out, I [...]

Stick a fork in it: The American meat industry is ripe for a restart

The director of ‘American Meat’ talks about the good food revolution, the rise of veganism, and why contemporary audiences aren’t prepared for scenes from slaughterhouses.

Jennifer Morbelli Not the First Woman Carhart Killed in Abortion

Last week, late-term abortion practitioner LeRoy Carhart killed a woman in a failed abortion at 33 weeks. The death of Jennifer Morbelli isn’t the first time Carhart killed a woman in a botched abortion. Christin A. Gilbert, who was 19, died after a third-trimester abortion on January 13, 2005. After the botched abortion, Gilbert was [...]

Evangeline Lilly: I am Canadian. What are You?

This is a guest post by Evangeline Lilly, Canadian actress. For those of you who don’t know me, I am a Canadian actress who has been living abroad in Hawaii for the past ten years. I have been involved in such well-known projects asShow More Summary

Cheap Solar Power at Hangin’ with sustainablog

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Another Roundup of Crowdfunding Projects at Hangin’ with sustainablog

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Lower Prices for Electric Vehicles at Hangin’ with sustainablog

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Permaculture at Hangin’ with sustainablog

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What would Jesus do (about climate change)?

Is it possible to get your head around global warming if you think the Earth is only 6,000 years old? Why yes, says climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe. In fact, the future of the planet may depend on it.

Sharing Recipes at Hangin’ with sustainablog

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How one small sentence kicked up a storm of climate controversy

In 1996, twelve words in an international climate report set off a firestorm. The man responsible for that sentence, Benjamin Santer, says things will never been the same.

Geoengineering expert: tinkering with the climate is tempting, also “kind of insane”

Re-engineering the climate is often dismissed as quackery, but will desperation and runaway warming drive us to it? Granger Morgan thinks it might.

Oil and Gas Industry Set to Attack Matt Damon's "Promised Land"

Next month Focus Features releases Matt Damon’s new movie and the oil and gas industry is worried sick about it. The movie, Promised Land, is about a Pennsylvania farm town deciding whether to go forward with shale gas drilling after...Show More Summary

Localizing Your Holidays on Hangin’ with sustainablog

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Earthshaking news from Mars, teaser edition

One of the Mars rover’s smart guys, Ken Herkenhoff, tells all about the “seven minutes of terror,” possible “touchdown” discoveries, and why the folks at Mission Control call Curiosity “she.”

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